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List of Illustrations vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xv Terminological Note xix Introduction 3 P e r i o d I . The Pre-centralization of Documentation: Revolutionary Mobilization before Collectivization 1 Call-and-Response Dialogues: Struggling to Convert Mistrust into Trust 31 2 Field Reports: Confusing the Exemplary with the Deviant 54 P e r i o d I I . The Centralization of Documentation: Bureaucratic Professionalism following Collectivization Introduction: Conflicting Narratives: The Transition to State Socialism 81 3 Administrative Templates: Standardizing Vagueness 89 4 Labor Contracts: Muddling Licit Practices with Illicit Ones 111 5 Performance Audits: Identifying Known Unknowns 135 Contents P e r i o d I I I . The Para-centralization of Documentation: Socialist Marketization after Decollectivization Introduction: Mistaking Fact as Fiction and Fiction as Fact: The Transition out of State Socialism 161 6 Village Conventions: Misportraying Private Interests as Public Ones 176 Conclusion 205 Appendix 1. The State Administrative Structure (2001) 215 Appendix 2. List of Contracting Experiments by Location, Type, and Date 217 Notes 219 References 235 Index 259 ...

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ISBN
9780299295936
Related ISBN
9780299295943
MARC Record
OCLC
864900303
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2014-03-10
Language
English
Open Access
No
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